What are Living Costs at Alma College?
Room, board, as well as other expenses may add up to a significant amount. Exactly how much does Alma College charge for these needs, and how does this school compare to others?
How Does This Affect my Overall Cost of Attending Alma?
Make the best financial choice for yourself by understanding the true cost of college. Begin by being familiar with how much you will pay every year for food, housing, books and more.
A Room, Some Food, and Other Stuff That's Not Free for Some Reason
Housing and meal plans are priced out separately at Alma. The standard student paid $4,911 for housing and $4,911 for dining in 2015 - 2016.
Find out Alma College costs for both on-campus and off-campus housing, in addition to meals along with expenses in the table below.
|Expense||On Campus||Off Campus|
|Room and Board||$9,822||$9,822|
|Other Living Expenses||$2,218||$2,218|
|Books and Supplies||$800||$800|
What's Room & Board Going to Cost Over 4 Years? The Sum Comes to $55,863
There was an average 2.4% price adjustment each year for the past five years in Alma room & board costs. This years' incoming first year students can expect to pay around $13,469 for room, board and other costs according to today's trends. In their closing year a student would spend somewhere around $13,795 for a two-year degree, and $14,129 for a bachelor degree.
Over the complete degree (assuming you graduate on-time) the sum will come to $55,863 for four years or $27,264 for a two-year stay.
Details on Your Campus Home and Meal Plan
|Are Freshmen Required to Live On Campus?||No|
|On-Campus Housing Capacity||1,271|
|Max Number of Meal-Plan Meals Per Week||19|
Affordable On-Campus Living Expenses
Alma students only pay $12,840 to live on campus. A good deal considering the average cost is $13,996.